A Place At The Table – 2012, PG, 84 minutes. Fifty million people in the U.S.—one in four children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from.
The Story of Human Rights — NR, 2013, 10 mintues. The Story of Human Rights is a drama of persistent struggle and steady advance, often against heavy odds. And with human rights comes peace and the means to freedom. It is important to understand the subject of human rights within its historical framework, a tradition that stretches back more than 2,500 years. This striking new short film defines, simply and concisely, the history of one of the world’s most misunderstood subjects: human rights. If you’re human, this film is about you.
Luis Buñuel, the leader of cinematic surrealism, developed one of the most unique and creative bodies of work in film history with his keen eye for the absurd and the beautiful. Admission is $7; $5 for Reel People and Lone Star Film Society members; free for students with valid college/university ID. Advance purchase available at www.lonestarfilmsociety.com.
Join us for a special preview screening of artist Artemio's first feature-length film. Artemio, one of the dynamic Mexican artists featured in Inside Out, works in a variety of media, including video, sculpture, and installation. His experimental multimedia artworks - such as Rambo, 2001, in which he edited out the physical and verbal violence from the original movie, resulting in a 17-minute video - approach pop culture and current political events with humor and subversion.
Fordson: Faith, Fasting and Football — 2011, NR, 92 minutes. This film follows a high school football team from the working-class Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Mich. — home to the largest Arab-American community in the country — as they practice for their big cross-town rivalry game during the last ten days of Ramadan.
Geneviève Bujold and James Cromwell star as an elderly couple fighting against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
102 minutes; PG-13
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $8.50; $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.